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Dennis Moledina

Assistant Professor; Director, Kidney BioBank, Internal Medicine

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Dennis Moledina, MBBS, PhD, FASN



Dr. Moledina is a board-certified Nephrologist and clinical researcher at the Clinical and Translational Research Accelerator in the Department of Internal Medicine. He completed a clinical and post-doctoral fellowship in Nephrology at Yale and earned his PhD from the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (Investigative Medicine Program). He is currently evaluating biomarkers for acute interstitial nephritis and acute kidney injury, enrolling patients in NIH-funded cohorts including Kidney Precision Medicine Program, and directs the Yale Kidney BioBank.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Investigative Medicine (2018)
  • Resident Physician
    SUNY at Stony Brook (Winthrop University Hospital) (2013)
  • MBBS
    M.P. Shah Medical College (2009)


  • Renal Grand Rounds: Challenges in Clinical Management of AIN
    Renal Grand Rounds: UCSD 2021
  • Challenges in clinical diagnosis of acute interstitial nephritis
    Boston, United States 2020
    Massachusetts General Hospital: Renal grand rounds
  • Acute Interstitial Nephritis: An Overview
    Danbury, United States 2020
    Danbury Hospital: Academic Afternoon
  • A parsimonious model for diagnosis of biopsy-proven acute interstitial nephritis using electronic health record data
    Denver, United States 2020
    American Society of Nephrology: Kidney Week 2020
  • Acute Interstitial Nephritis: An Overview
    Greenwich, United States 2020
    Greenwich Hospital: Noon conference
  • Diagnosing AIN: Can Urine Testing be Helpful?
    New Orleans, United States 2020
    National Kidney Foundation: Clinical Meeting 2020
  • Urinalysis, urine microscopy, urine eosinophils and novel urinary biomarkers: Utility in AKI
    New Orleans, United States 2020
    National Kidney Foundation: Clinical Meeting 2020
  • Acute Interstitial Nephritis
    Halifax, Canada 2020
    Canadian Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting **Cancelled due to COVID-19
  • Diagnosing Acute Interstitial Nephritis: Urine Eosinophils, Urine Sediment, and Novel Biomarkers
    Washington, United States 2019
    American Society of Nephrology: Kidney Week 2019
  • Biomarkers of Acute Kidney Injury
    Danbury, United States 2019
    Danbury Hospital: Academic Afternoon
  • Drug-induced Nephrotoxicity
    Greenwich, United States 2019
    Greenwich Hospital
  • CD4+ T-cell derived cytokines as biomarkers of acute interstitial nephritis
    New Haven, United States 2019
    Yale O’Brien Kidney Center: Annual Meeting
  • Lecturer: Glomerulonephritis clinicopathologic cases
    New Haven, United States 2018
  • Diagnostic Biomarker for Acute Interstitial Nephritis
    New York, United States 2018
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai
  • Workshop leader: Homeostasis 1
    New Haven, United States 2017
    Led workshop on homeostasis cases for Yale medical students
  • Phenotyping AKI using Biomarkers
    Mineola, United States 2017
    NYU: Winthrop
  • Biomarkers for Early Noninvasive Diagnosis of Human Acute Interstitial Nephritis
    New York, United States 2016
    Yale-Rockefeller Scholar Retreat
  • Association of Plasma Monocyte Chemotactic Protein-1 with Postoperative AKI and Mortality after Cardiac Surgery
    Chicago, United States 2016
    American Society of Nephrology: Kidney Week 2016
  • Anticoagulation for treatment of DVT in End Stage Renal Disease.
    Fairfax, United States 2015
  • Evaluation of Novel Urine Biomarkers for Diagnosis of Subclinical Acute Tubular Necrosis.
    San Diego, United States 2015
    American Society of Nephrology: Kidney Week 2015
  • Peri-Cardiac Surgery Levels of Plasma Neutrophil Gelatinase-associated Lipocalin Are Not Associated with Long-term Mortality Independent of Serum Creatinine Levels
    Philadelphia, United States 2014
    American Society of Nephrology: Kidney Week 2014

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
KPMP Opportunity Pool Travel GrantKidney Precision Medicine Program (KPMP)2018
Career Development AwardAmerican Heart Association2018
Top Oral Abstract by a TraineeAmerican Society of Nephrology2015
Outstanding Renal FellowFaculty and Fellows of Yale Nephrology2015
John F Aloia Award for Academic ExcellenceWinthrop-University Hospital- SUNY Stony Brook2013
Outstanding Second Year Medical ResidentWinthrop-University Hospital- SUNY Stony Brook2012

Professional Service

Kidney Precision Medicine ProjectBiomarkers and other ways to enhance clinical phenotyping2021
National Kidney Foundation: Young Investigator ForumJudge2019 - 2020
American Society of Nephrology: Annual Meeting oral abstract sessionModerator2019
Kidney360: American Society of NephrologyEditorial board member2019 - Present
American Society of NephrologyAbstract Grader 2018 - 2019
Yale PA Masters ProgramAd-hoc reviewer2018 - Present
JAMA Internal Medicine, Kidney International, Kidney International: Reports, Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, American Journal of Kidney Diseases, Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, Drug Safety, BMC Nephrology, CNS Drugs, Am J of Heart DiseasesReviewer2016 - Present

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